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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: City of Chesapeake Public Works in Chesapeake, Virginia

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The Facility is a storage yard used by the City of Chesapeake for heavy equipment, soil from excavations, reinforced concrete pipe, and solid waste soil and woody debris in roll-off containers.

 

Cleanup Status

No hazardous waste is currently generated or stored at the Facility. In addition, no maintenance of equipment occurs at the Facility. Four areas of the Facility have been remediated to remove historic disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste, construction and demolition debris, tires, asbestos containing material and paint residue. Wastes and surrounding soils were excavated and disposed of off-site. A 2002, Consent Order required cleanup and closure of the areas. Clean Closure for soil and groundwater was approved by Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ) in November 2005.

A Final Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Site Visit Report was issued on December 24, 2008, for the Facility. A Statement of Basis (SOB) was published in The Virginian-Pilot on May 5, 2009. The EPA issued its Final Decision regarding the Facility on June 16, 2009, stating that Corrective Action was Complete without Controls.
 

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Site Description

Interactive Map of City of Chesapeake Public Works, Chesapeake, VA

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The Facility is located on a 3.75-acre lot in the Greenbrier section of the City of Chesapeake. The site is located in a developed commercial/industrial region. The Facility is bounded by the City of Chesapeake Traffic Engineering Field Office and Southeastern Public Service Authority Chesapeake Transfer Station to the north, railroad spurs to the west, and a radio tower and City of Chesapeake Mosquito Control facility to the east. The sites surface is a combination of vegetation and bare soil.
 

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Contaminants at this Facility

Four areas of the Facility have been remediated to remove historic disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste, construction and demolition debris, tires, asbestos containing material and paint residue

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

Institutional Controls were not required at the site.

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Land Reuse Information at this Facility

The site's future use is yet to be determined.

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Site Responsibility at this Facility

RCRA Corrective Action activities at this facility are being conducted under the direction of the EPA Region 3  with assistance from the VA DEQ.

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